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A sequel was in the works but cancelled when the protagonists underwent a major growth spurt suddenly.
(Author Cameo) Jeff Kinney: As Mr. Hills
Robert Capron had to wear a wig because he had just gotten done acting as young Curly in The Three Stooges (2012).
The last of the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" movies although the book series will continue.
This is the only "Wimpy Kid" movie in the trilogy that takes place during summer vacation meaning out of the 3 films only the first film and Rodrick Rules takes place during the school year the first film takes starts with the first day of school and ends with the last day and Rodrick Rules only takes place during the first day of school.
As of 2015, there are 10 Diary of a Wimpy Kid books. However, as the actors were deemed too old to continue the series, only three films were made.
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As this was the last of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid live action films, this would make them as a trilogy.
As of 2015, there are 9 Diary of a Wimpy Kid novels with a tenth in the works. However, only 3 films were made
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Greg Heffley does a couple of things Mr. Bean did. Such as, being scared to go off the high dive, with a younger person next in line. They both go off and lose their trousers. Also, they go through 100 possibilities of a phone number.
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WILHELM SCREAM: When Greg and Rowley approach the Cranium Shaker.
This is the only film in the series to not have a poster with Greg casting a shadow of the original book character. However, the original character still shows up on the poster, but only as a head.
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Peyton List and Karan Brar previously starred together in the Disney Channel show "Jessie"
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This is the first time that Greg and Holly Hills hold hands.
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This movie was released on the same day of the year when the first movie came out on DVD: August 3.
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Director Cameo 

David Bowers: As the Lil' Cutie writer's son, seen in the hotel room's television report.

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The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

This is the only Wimpy Kid film where Rodrick does not bully Greg
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The city and state where the Heffleys live is unknown.
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There will be a 4th Diary of a Wimpy Kid film called The Long Haul however with a completely different cast
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Due to the film taking place in the summer Greg's school only appears in the beginning
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